Little Sam Trail

At A Glance


1.3 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 347

This trail is located in the Black Balsam area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Black Balsam trails list page.

This trail also crosses into these trailhead areas:


Connects the Flat Laurel Creek to the Mountains to Sea trail, providing several loop options. High elevation trail. Follows old road/railroad grades with one larger stream crossing. Very muddy and wet, and somewhat overgrown. Passes above a very interesting, wild valley. Nice views of Little Sam Knob near the upper end.

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Intersecting Trails

  • Mountains to Sea Section 2
  • Flat Laurel Creek
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